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Lollapalooza 2019: what you missed

Lollapalooza 2019: what you missed

August 6, 2019

After four days of headline performances, local food vendors and festival fashion trends, Chicago’s Grant Park wrapped up another year of Lollapalooza, and it was one for the books. Here are the...

Seven things to know before Lollapalooza this weekend

Seven things to know before Lollapalooza this weekend

July 29, 2019

As one of Chicago's largest music festivals approaches, a number of features beyond the music will be available to attendees. Here are the top seven things people should know before attending Lollapaloo...

From Abe Lincoln art theft to inclusivity: Cole’s Bar turns 10

From Abe Lincoln art theft to inclusivity: Cole’s Bar turns 10

June 4, 2019

  Outside of Cole’s Bar, denim jacket-clad 20-something’s lean against a brick wall passing around lighters for their cigarettes. The bouncer, a woman with an afro and a fashionable fl...

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

January 28, 2019

As temperatures plummet and snow covers the city, warm comfort foods are in demand. Look no further than BAITA at Eataly.BAITA is serving up Italian-style food inspired by the cuisine found in Alpine ...

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

April 20, 2018

After a three-year absence from Chicago, the international fundraising campaign Dining Out For Life will hit bars and bistros again to raise funds in support of HIV and AIDS prevention.The April 26 event pa...

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

April 16, 2018

Student Financial Services will contract with a new vendor to improve customer service on the toll-free consultation line and online chat services for students. Acting on the student feedback that they received about the customer service lines, Columbia will begin outsou...

Community garden debate sprouts in Woodlawn

Community garden debate sprouts in Woodlawn

April 9, 2018

Two community gardens in Woodlawn face an uncertain future, triggering uneasiness in the surrounding community.Residents and gardeners were notified March 17 that the 65th and Woodlawn community garden, ...

Kaki King steps outside the neck

Kaki King steps outside the neck

March 12, 2018

Kaki King, a Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer, has released six albums over 10 years, each more virtuosic than the last.Kaki is currently touring with her innovative multimedia experience The Nec...

Three hobbits walk into a bar…

Three hobbits walk into a bar…

March 5, 2018

Fans will soon be able to follow Frodo through the Shire and eat like hobbits during a three-day “Lord of the Rings” movie marathon in Pilsen.Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., will be screening on...

Food box could take food off tables for SNAP beneficiaries

Food box could take food off tables for SNAP beneficiaries

By Blaise Mesa

February 26, 2018

Food assistance program beneficiaries may soon be receiving boxes of food and a reduced ability to make purchases themselves because of a budget proposal that could be detrimental to their health, accord...

Chicago has appetite for food halls

Chicago has appetite for food halls

February 12, 2018

 People have gathered in markets for a communal experience with food for centuries, and the national trend of food halls is just another step in the evolution.Victor Alvarez, a founding partner of Alvarez...

You Want to put that WHERE?

You Want to put that WHERE?

By Kendrah Villiesse

February 12, 2018

With only an orange, a grapefruit and a lemon in her kitchen, intimacy expert Denise Walker, known by fans as Auntie Angel, wanted a novel way to pleasure her boyfriend in the bedroom. With trial and error...

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